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York House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Malton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1341 / 54°8'2"N

Longitude: -0.7998 / 0°47'59"W

OS Eastings: 478520

OS Northings: 471578

OS Grid: SE785715

Mapcode National: GBR QNVM.NT

Mapcode Global: WHFBG.PCC3

Plus Code: 9C6X46M2+J3

Entry Name: York House

Listing Date: 29 September 1951

Last Amended: 5 April 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389609

Location: Malton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Malton

Built-Up Area: Malton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: New Malton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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801-1/8/183 (South side)
29/09/51 No.41
York House
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
including gate piers and railings)


House, now offices and domestic accommodation. c1684; partly
rebuilt and centre of garden front extended forwards in early
C18. Probably for Sir William Strickland on his marriage to
Elizabeth Palmes. Part coursed squared stone, part
hammer-dressed stone, with ashlar dressings; coped gables and
shaped kneelers to stone slate roof, with stone stacks, one
Stairhall and crosswing plan. Entrance front: 2-storeys and
attic, with 2-window centre range between 2-window gabled
crosswings. Chamfered plinth and irregular quoins. Central
door of 8 raised-and-fielded panels in eared and keyed
architrave, between tall 18-pane sashes; 2 similar windows
above. Windows in crosswings are sashes, of 12 panes to left,
18 panes to right; attic windows are squat, of 12 panes. All
windows have architraves and stone sills, with sillband on
ground floor. Coved eaves course beneath moulded timber eaves
cornice over centre range and crosswing returns. Inserted
gabled dormer with 12-pane window in centre range attic.
Crenellated lead rainwater head and drainpipe on left
crosswing return.
Garden front: 2-storey 3-bay centre range, flanked by
2-storey-and-attic; 2-window gabled crosswings. Centre range,
with raised chamfered quoins, treated as giant arch in
rusticated quoined surround with keyblock, between tall
12-pane sashes on each floor. Radial-glazed staircase sash in
keyed round-arched architrave with moulded imposts recessed
beneath arch; 8-panel door in keyed architrave in left return.
Moulded projecting eaves cornice. Left crosswing has raised
chamfered quoins, the right flush quoins. Windows are 12-pane
sashes in keyed architraves with stone sills.
INTERIOR: entrance hall retains early C18 stone paved floor.
To rear, arcaded staircase screen, with keyed arches on square
columns, encased in raised-and-fielded panelling. Open-well
staircase, with close-string stairs, turned vertically
symmetrical balusters with square knops, moulded handrail and
square newels with shallow pyramidal caps. Beneath stairs,
early C19 half-glazed double doors with fluted panels and
paterae lead to rear entrance lobby.
Right crosswing: dogleg secondary staircase with moulded
handrail; balustrade boxed-in, possibly concealing original
balusters. At foot of stairs on ground floor, pierced plank
cupboard doors on butterfly hinges. Door to front room of 3
raised-and-fielded panels.
On first floor, rear room is panelled. 3-panel entrance and
closet doors, the latter on HL hinges, and panelled shutters.
Bolection-moulded stone fireplace and panelled overmantle
survive. All panelling is raised and fielded. Moulded dado
rail and cornice. Front room has plain stone fire surround
with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice shelf. 3-panel
closet door, on HL hinges.
Last flight of stairs leading to second floor is close-string
with column-on-vase balusters, moulded handrail and square
newels. Doors on second floor landing are of 2
raised-and-fielded panels on HL hinges. Left crosswing: not

Listing NGR: SE7852071578

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